Panel 1

Presented by Stevens Leadership Portal, School of Business, Stevens Institute of Technology

Panel 1. Inclusive Conversations: Talk about Diversity to Foster Belongingness and Authenticity

This panel discussion focusses on how to have conversations about diversity that may be uncomfortable, and how to communicate effectively with a variety of stakeholders about diversity and inclusion. It provides actionable knowledge on how to enable mutual understanding, authenticity, and collective action.


Bryon Wornson, Vice President of Global Health and Value, Pfizer Oncology, Pfizer
Michael Salas, Chief Information and Digital Officer, SUEZ
Lisa Mascolo, Trustee of Stevens Institute of Technology, Advisory Board Member of AArete, former executive at IBM, UnitedHealth, Optimos, and Accenture
Jason Thompson, Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion, Western Governors University; Diversity Leaders Awardee by the Profiles in Diversity Journal
Wei Zheng, Panel Moderator, Richard R. Roscitt Chair of Leadership of Stevens Institute of Technology